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Poster: brewster Date: Mar 3, 2007 12:07pm
Forum: forums Subject: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment


We just released a test version of a youtube-like interface to most of our movies: we have transcoded the movies into flash format (flv) and offer them through the site when patrons go to a details page. We will also allow others to movies hosted at the archive in their site, as youtube does.

We are looking for comments.

For instance, what do you think of their starting immediately vs having to hit a button to start the video?

Does it work for you? if not, what OS/browser/flash version do you have installed.

Thank you all for helping.

-brewster

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Poster: brewster Date: Mar 20, 2007 9:54pm
Forum: forums Subject: autoplay now turned off


based on feedback in these forums we have turned off the auto-play. please let us know what you think of the new system.

-brewster

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Poster: fluidframe Date: Apr 17, 2007 11:04pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

There is no audio when i tried to play the green button in the middle of the screen, but it worked when i used the MPEG4 link.

http://www.archive.org/details/Marv_Life_of_an_activist

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Poster: noba Date: Mar 23, 2007 10:36am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Running explorer 7sp2 with all updates and flash 9

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Poster: hairylarry Date: Mar 10, 2007 9:05am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Hi,

I listened her to my video, "With All The Love".

http://archive.org/details/with_all_the_love

The audio has problems. It suddenly get real loud and distorted. Then back to as kind of ok as you would expect. Then loud and distorted again.

Thanks,

Hairy Larry

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Poster: Random_Tangent Date: Mar 14, 2007 6:39pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Good idea, but the bandwidth issue seems to a problem on the server end.

Also, I'd kill the autoplay functionality. Lots of people would rather download a higher quality version, and you'd save on traffic if you had to click the player to start the stream (a la youtube embeds).

It's also a problem if you open multiple links from a search and they all start playing simultaneously. It's cacophany, I tell you!

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Poster: indiworks Date: May 4, 2007 10:18am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

great to have flash now as well - you can still download if you really like a video... ideal for previewing and shorts.

i just had a problem (bug?) after re-deriving a video (also reported the error via the provided link): the re-derived version has no sound, the original derived flash video did have sound.

sometimes the flash video takes too long to load, almost stops, loads some more. that obviously is not ideal...

and it would be great to have a javascript code for embedding the video in blogs etc.

os x, firefox

thanks!

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Poster: ARossi Date: May 4, 2007 12:04pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment


Hi,

Regarding embedding, if you click the image to play the video, you'll see a blue circle with a question marke next to the beta notice. Click that, and you'll get some code that will allow you to embed the flash video on your site.

Alexis

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Poster: indiworks Date: May 4, 2007 12:49pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

hi,

thanks!

oh... and: i just found out that my flash video does have sound - my mistake... there is an os x bug after using audacity (sound editor) that resets the internal audio to 96.000hz and then there is no sound for flash video. (solution: utilities folder > audio midi setup > set "format" back to 48.000hz)

sorry...

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Poster: Alex Baretta Date: May 5, 2007 9:46pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I think that is more polite to users to let them decide whether they want to start playing the movie within the browser window or whether they prefer to download it, or even, if so they choose, type http://www.msn.com/ in their Location Bar. In this case, however, a javascript control in the page should notify archive.org to force expiry of the users virtual libray card and blacklist his IP address...

I would also like to point out that on Debian Etch, with Firefox 1.5.0.7 and Flash Plugin 9.0 d78 the movie scrollbar does not work: I cannot fast-forwad the movie.

Finally, I think you save a lot of time and disk space if, instead of transcoding mpegs to flashes, you just embedded those in the html page. That's just my 2c worth of wisdom.

And, BTW, thank you very much for the great website!

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Poster: SHARPSON Date: Jun 21, 2007 6:53am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

YOUR VIDEOS CANNOT PLAY

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Poster: VideoB. Date: Mar 10, 2007 6:34am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Hallelujah ! I finally get to watch a video on your site. We've emailed The Archive about how Quicktime just doesn't work well with old versions of Windows (ME) and Windows Media Player 9 is reluctant to play the .mp4 file extension since Apple has sort of branded it. Sure, I need a new computer and system, BUT have you considered that libraries across the country have mostly hand-me-down computers donated by businesses and are mostly Windows with old OS. Libraries are, ethically, the best target for much of what you do; archiving. I suggest that you Change your entire inventory of videos over to Flash with a typical re-sizable player similar to VEOH or JumpCut. (the automatic file quality selection by the player would eliminate the need for so many file options on your page - and the need to jump to your QT embedded player off-page) Be sure to include the Flash code that automatically retrieves the new version of Flash Player so that library computers which are often not set-up well, will display the files.
You can redesign and greatly simplify the moving image page format by simply having a full size version of your Flash Player embedded the way all the other sites are doing it.
(about 4-500px wide) This is a great way for The Archive to rise above the idiotic format wars between Apple and MS. Microsoft can't even agree with itself on a mobile format (ZUNE?)
Keep the H264 files for iPod and one downloadable file in H263 mp4 for the Windows world at large -give it an ".avi" file extension so that ALL versions of Win Media can play it. The audio on Zombies is inadequate - you'll need FM quality which would be 48kb/s stereo at 22,050mhz mp3 which is the minimum for FM Stereo. I love you guys but you need to realize that once you're out of college, Mac isn't the big dog. The open sourcing of Flash by Adobe is commendable and is initially doing for media what .pdf did for print. I have the most recent Flash upgrade because I've just spent 2 weeks researching all the Web Video Hosting Sites, their formats - their policies - their limitations - and their many problems. Best regards and congratulations on a big step in the right direction. VideoB

Oh, yeah the autoplay. You have some real good feedback on that already. Lose the animgif and go with an icon gif. I like autoplay myself but they're right - it has to be the only element on a page if you do it. I would like to find out from some techno just how flv compares (overall) in streaming capabilities- packet movement, exchange rate, etc. The buffer preload times seem to be good but not as instant as with streaming players that have adjustable buffers like QT and WM. The start lag for large Flash movie files may be a small price to pay for for more than 95% of all the people on the planet being able to watch them. Streaming breakup is mainly a traffic variable and isn't the main factor in format choice. I hope your members will be able to adjust to the Vulcan Flash philosophy, "The player of the many outways the player of the few, or the one."


This post was modified by VideoB. on 2007-03-10 14:34:56

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Poster: fotoguzzi Date: Jun 20, 2007 2:15am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Does not work with Linux Ubuntu Feisty/Firefox 2.0.0.3

Not sure how to find flash version, sorry! youtube.com works,
if that helps. I hope I didn't miss a post by someone with a
solution.

There is nothing wrong with pushing a button. I suppose there
could be a _start without button push checkbox, but it seems
not necessary.

Thanks!

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Poster: cquinn Date: Jun 22, 2007 10:23am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Hello,

Teh Changing City stopped, before the end, at 15:45. Do you have this piece in its entirety?

Thanks,

Quinn

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Poster: shiphappens Date: May 18, 2007 8:45pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Screen needs to be bigger. By the way this sight is great and I have had fun watching it grow. I guess it's time to pony up another donation. JR

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Poster: Urbane4 Date: Mar 8, 2007 3:23am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I'm running Flash 9.0.28.0 and Firefox 1.5.0.10 on Win Xp (all XP updates installed). So far I've viewed 3 movies, one of which did not load completely even though I set the storage to Unlimited in Flash.
I would much prefer that this download and player open does *not* start automatically, as it uses bandwidth that I would rather use to download the movie on my computer. I have a wireless connection in a rural area.

The other problem with Flash is that there is insufficient control over volume, and no control over brightness and contrast, unlike its competitors. I feel this is a serious drawback.

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Poster: Stuart B. Date: Jun 2, 2007 11:45am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

The film I was watching was uploaded as a .wmv file in the 16:9 (widescreen) aspect ratio. In your player here, it only plays back in the 4:3 aspect ratio. Can that be fixed?



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Poster: tracey pooh Date: Jul 9, 2007 3:03pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

i'm about to release an updated deriver
that will handle widescreen video.

if you let me know the name of the item
i can rederive it now using the testcode base
and see how that goes?

--tracey, webmaster

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Poster: Stuart B. Date: Jul 12, 2007 4:21am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

It seems to have been fixed already (just yesterday) and now looks great. Many thanks!
stuart

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Poster: tracey pooh Date: Jul 12, 2007 11:30am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

great!
(i may have found it in testing when looking for search engine hits of items with word "widescreen" or "16 9" in them 8-)

--t

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Poster: Telephone Toughguy Date: Jul 12, 2007 11:35am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I thought a video I saw looked stretched and missing border content, will the new player alter aspect ratios on 4:3 or other formats?

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Poster: tracey pooh Date: Jul 12, 2007 11:37am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

prolly more info than you want, but.... ;-)

short answer is 4:3 should display and act just as they used to and the deriver changes won't affect them.



so let's talk just flash for now...

what we do is see if the film's "square pixel dimensions"
are 4:3 ratio (or w/i 90% of it).
if so, we make a square pixel 320x240 flash vid.
if not, we "stretch" the width out wider and make a flash vid of a dimension that preserves the aspect ratio.

so for 16:9, we'd make a 426x240 flash vid.

finally, when we make the "flash window" (if you will), we
size it to be 600x240 and say to the plugin "fit the video into that window, while preserving aspect ratio").

so 16:9 vids would "expand" to 426x240, 4:3 vids would "expand" to 320x240.

other sizes are possible/fine, too, eg:
http://www.archive.org/details/sunsetstrip

for films that are narrower than 320x240, we are still
doing the old behaviour of stretching wrongly to 320x240
(because i want to make sure this all works before tackling
"narrow" films).







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Poster: naaier Date: Jun 30, 2007 9:27am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

does not work with gnash 0.8.0.

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Poster: Jonathan Gilbert Date: Mar 7, 2007 9:43pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I attempted to view a video in Internet Explorer, and Internet Explorer became unresponsive, allocating large amounts of memory. After a few minutes, I was forced to terminate the process. The system appears to work in Firefox.

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Poster: foolip Date: Mar 25, 2007 12:15am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

The green "click to play video" isn't placed on top of the preview box but to the left of it on Opera. (It's also very ugly)

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Poster: Springbok Date: May 30, 2007 11:19am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

It doesn't work for me at all, just a blank page even though I have flash playing facilities.
What is even more annoying is that I cannot download either without being prompted to accept a plug in. Why for heavens sake?
I can play just about any and every video format file in existence already. And no, I do not want or need Real Player or Quicktime, I came here for video, not malware.

I use many other sites and this is the only one I have a problem with.

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Poster: christopherborne Date: Mar 9, 2007 9:43am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

doesn't work for my vid. Pink Floyd 1984.

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Poster: nolight Date: Mar 11, 2007 2:35pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I second that.
There is no video and the sound is just a cracking noise. The length is wrong.
12:57 in the vid
9:53 under the picture lefthand side.

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Poster: cquinn Date: Jun 21, 2007 12:16pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Hi again,

I've written recently and thought I'd emphasize the need I have for being able to fast forward AND screen the material simultaneously. Simply having the option to move forward along the timeline (to that footage not yet screened) would be a huge benefit.

Thanks,

Quinn

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Poster: zezozose Date: Jul 4, 2007 3:18pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

You could probably make the player larger and you should. There's a lot of room on the page. There's no need to make the video so bloody small. Also, the player is a little sketchy. It looks kind of like a toy, doesn't it? Check out the player on my site:

http://www.havonastudios.net/video

I use version 3.8 of this one: http://www.jeroenwijering.com/

PEACE OUT!

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Poster: MikalDHuber Date: Mar 19, 2007 7:08am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Using WINXP with DSL, I am unable to watch many films at all. They often do NOT load automatically, and the extensive buffering is incredibly annoying! One would think that with such a teensy little viewing window that it would run smoothly.

Have a look at this one in particular. The soundtrack begins immediately but no picture ever appears! I've never seen this famous film, and would really like for the members of my screenwriting site to be able to watch it as part of our ongoing Film Studies program.

http://www.archive.org/details/Triumph_Of_The_Will_1

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Poster: rogerSpickles Date: Apr 2, 2007 11:53am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

This did not work on my computer - just a blank white area where the video should have been.

I am using SuSE Linux. The same results were obtained in all three of the browsers I used. I use FireFox, Opera, and Konqueror. FireFox Placed the Play button right over the preview picture - Both Konqueror and Opera placed the Play button over the menu at the left of the screen.

This can be fixed - because youTube works just fine under FireFox on Linux.

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Poster: Lyn Anderson Date: Jul 5, 2007 1:08pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: His Girl Friday

Great movie, but takes too long to see it - plays for approximately 15 seconds, and then takes one full minute to catch up to continue to play again - at that rate a one-hour movie will turn into at least 3 and one-half hours! Anyways, love the great comedy romances of the USA.

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Poster: bauer data aps Date: Apr 20, 2007 3:31am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Wont work for mee.
Suse 9.3
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; da-DK; rv:1.8.0.10)

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Poster: cainmark Date: Mar 23, 2007 5:54pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Doesn't work for me now. I see the opening graphic. I'm using the Oepra browser under Ubuntu Debian GNU/Linux.
I'm prety sure it worked before there was that huge green play arrow on the page.

I do like that they no longer automatically load though.

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Poster: cainmark Date: Mar 23, 2007 6:58pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

woops. "Opera" browser. Also tested on Firefox which said I needed Flash 7 or higher. I have Flash 9 installed on my ubuntu box, which works fine on most sites now. Just not this one. Yet.

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Poster: arclight45 Date: May 18, 2007 6:42pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I really don't like this format with at all. I would like to be able to download and watch these on my own computer. Trying to watch a tiny box and fighting to see the text in a movie is awful. And having to sit so close the computer screen gives me a headache. For tutorials, this is especially bad because their are some very small buttons in the interface of Blender, and you need to be able to see which ones are being used. Also, if the videos are not made well (where the video does not match the audio) the small size just increases problems to where it's not worth watching.

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Poster: cohenmarkp Date: May 9, 2007 8:58am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Based upon my initial sampling, this is a HUGE improvement in the quality of streaming playbacks. Well done.

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Poster: Bridgewater Video Date: Mar 14, 2007 6:11pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Hello Brewster & Forum, I get along fine with the new auto-player. I am running four computers at this time. All have XP. The smallest is a 900MHZ, the largest a 3.0. I have MSN Fiber Optic. My computers have good video cards. There are buffer issues on some videos, but I have pretty good luck overall. I should note that I have buffer issues on Youtube as well. I suspect that if I was on a dial up computer line I might get frustrated with the autoplay. There is an option to turn off thumbnails. Can you give the viewer the same option for the autoplay? I say thumbs up, I like it. Good work Archive!

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Poster: janaab Date: Mar 11, 2007 5:47am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

salaam ,unftntly i met the same pblm as it used to buffer so frequently,concerning the format it would be nicer in a bigger 1.thxs

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Poster: randy_b Date: Jul 1, 2007 9:12am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Interesting, your player works for a second in my Konqueror browser, which is better than I ususally get from my fav Konqueror browser in this. And I'm on Kubuntu 6.06 having reverted back from Kubuntu 7.xx

Whenever I go to our favorite websites that play Flash files I have to open another type of browser, my other fav being Seamonkey, in which your player is working Flash fine.

Regarding Flash and Konqueror on my system(Kubuntu6.06), it is interesting that our favorite websites' Flash files sometimes play but ususally not and in this installation I cannot get audio, even after some many hours messing with plug-ins and configurations. I take this to be a weakness in Konqueror.
Cheers

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Poster: Tyler Date: May 3, 2007 11:40pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I love it, and I love that it doesn't start right away and you have to click to have it start. I use Mozilla Firefox and I open many tabs at once. If they all started playing simultaneously it would be a horrible load on my processor as well as a cacophony of sound. I love the simple flash video playback directly on the page though. Great stuff!

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Poster: artrodz06 Date: Apr 11, 2007 8:26pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Im sorry but that was a horrible decision! (switching programs) It does your site no justice whatsoever. I am attempting to view it for a response paper for my American Heritage II class and I am getting no where... and it is the only site acceptable for the assignment. Reconsider your options and realize you have one extremely frustrated and angry viewer. And probably many more...
-artrodz06-

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Poster: boffy_b Date: Apr 13, 2007 1:10am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

If you don't like the Flash version, you can still download the original in the usual way. A lot of people don't seem to get that.

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Poster: zanny Date: Apr 8, 2007 9:03pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

The Domino Movies stopped towards the end and was difficult to start at the beginning. i am not sure either how to make the screen bigger or if you can as it was difficult to see too! thanks for sharing though!

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Poster: viral video Date: Mar 12, 2007 9:02am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Put in 9 videos and their titles and it assigned the same video to all the different ones!

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Poster: PH1941 Date: Mar 10, 2007 7:28am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Hi,
More bad news to report. Personal dislikes aside, it just won't work with my browser for some reason.

Every time I open a page with the embedded player, IE stops working. I just tried upgrading to the newest flash player and it does not work either.

I do not like the flash format becuase I can't successfully watch the content on the TV set via an S-video connection. I'm sure it's my video card, software or whatever, but for some reason I can not get flash content to show up on the tv like windows media player or real player will.


I had a heck of a time getting to this comment section as the player almost instantly crashes my browser.

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Poster: tracey pooh Date: Mar 10, 2007 2:37pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

does your IE have similar problems on youtube.com ?

--tracey, webmistress

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Poster: claylady Date: May 17, 2007 11:01am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I like having the movie right on the page, and I like having to click the button to start it. For some reason, though, they are stopping at a mid point in the movie. I'm not sure what's up with that. I have Windows XP, and the latest Firefox and other software.

I recently reformatted my computer, so that may or may not have something to do with why the movies aren't playing all the way through.

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Poster: noba Date: Mar 23, 2007 10:37am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Running explorer 7sp2 with all updates and flash 9.Won't play any videos.

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Poster: nolight Date: Mar 14, 2007 2:52am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Could you add something to the search results to show that on this site does exist a flash version? Something like a small icon or that sort of.

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Poster: Italo Valerio Date: Mar 19, 2007 6:16am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: videos 16:9 format

In the conversion, the converter not recognize 16:9 format, make 16:9 in squeze format, making an deformation.
The speed to open is ok, appear services like youtube.
I like the playlist in flash, good idea.

http://www.archive.org/details/highdefinition_productions

Italo Valerio

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Poster: indiworks Date: May 7, 2007 5:26am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

i just embedded one of my videos in my blogspot blog and while the flash video works on the video's archive page, nothing seems to happen on blogger - i only see the player's buttons but nothing else. hitting play does not seem to do anything. what could be the problem...? (http://www.archive.org/details/what_is_peer_to_peer_320x240_h264, http://indiworks.blogspot.com/2007/05/michel-bauwens-interview-what-is-peer.html)

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Poster: tracey pooh Date: May 8, 2007 4:27pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

did you already see this page?
(you can get to it from hitting the (?) icon when playing your flash movie on the archive site)

http://www.archive.org/about/flash.php?flv=http://www.archive.org/download/what_is_peer_to_peer_320x240_h264/what_is_peer_to_peer_320x240_h264.flv

--tracey, archive webmaster with flash

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Poster: tracey pooh Date: May 8, 2007 4:33pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

i'm thinking that maybe the problem is a bunch of
"<br>" tags in between the <param ..> tags?

um, yah, and i think you have bad chars in the section
right after:
param name="flashvars" value="config={


This post was modified by tracey pooh on 2007-05-08 23:31:19

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Poster: indiworks Date: May 9, 2007 6:30am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

i have one more question:

i still have autoplay for the embedded video (so i guess this was turned on again), but i can't turn it off:

i tried to turn it off as described with "autoplay:false" after "config={" (right after "loop:false,"), but this does not do anything. i also tried "autoplay: false" and "autoplay:false" without a "," after it, but having no "," in the code just breaks the player.

any idea why...?

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Poster: tracey pooh Date: May 9, 2007 11:55am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

autoPlay:false
(capitalize the P)

This post was modified by tracey pooh on 2007-05-09 18:55:20

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Poster: indiworks Date: May 9, 2007 12:02pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

many thanks - now it works!

(you probably now already saw that the "about/flash.php" page needs to be updated since there it says "autoplay"...)

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Poster: tracey pooh Date: May 9, 2007 12:09pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

oh dear me -- good catch!
i'll fix that right away.

enjoy the inline flash, yay! 8-D

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Poster: indiworks Date: May 8, 2007 10:58pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

ok, i now tried again, first it did not work, but while editing the blog post once more it started working. not quite sure why...

i'm pretty sure i did not change the original code, i only added a div align="center" code (as i now did again). maybe firefox added some bad characters the first time...? (there used to be this firefox related bug with tags, you could not view "compose" after adding html code for tags but had to "preview" immediately or otherwise the code was broken...)

if i find out what first caused the problem i'll post it here.

thanks!

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Poster: bluetotara Date: Jun 6, 2007 4:08pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I cant see it. This is a g4 powerbook, and it plays all youtube videos. Can you configure this so that your player can do the same. ? computer is mac os x, 10.4.9

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Poster: QinJoke Date: Mar 21, 2007 8:41am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

it doesn't work for me. why?

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Poster: Martha S. Date: Mar 23, 2007 7:22pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

It works for me, but is VERY slow and keeps buffering--and I am using 10Mbps cable modem. I am using Mac OS X with Safari 1.0 browser.

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Poster: specs Date: Mar 9, 2007 8:11pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I think the viewer should be able to start the film when he/she wants to. In the meantime, I have been trying to see the stranger, the house on the haunted hill, and now beneath the 12 mile reef. All these films start and stop annoyingly Can you do something about it?

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Poster: mlcarrol3 Date: Mar 23, 2007 5:54pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

In Firefox I hear no sound.

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Poster: nolight Date: Mar 9, 2007 7:10am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I second that the speed is quite slow. It does not work at the beginning. There was no response. I refreshed the page and than it worked. Perhaps you can add additionaö information to the video (quality, connection speed).

I use the Fx /Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de; rv:1.8.1.2) Gecko/20070219 Firefox/2.0.0.2) with flashblock and a lot of other addons.

The resize does work.

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Poster: 90803 Date: Apr 23, 2007 12:29pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

This clip won't play past 9:52

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Poster: freemycatfish Date: Mar 7, 2007 2:01pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I really HATE this format with a passion. I want to be able to download and watch these films on my own computer. Staring at a tiny box and fighting to see the text in a movie is bad enough, but having to sit so close the computer screen just gives me a headache and makes family viewing of some wonderful movies impossible.

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Poster: R William Date: Mar 18, 2007 2:50pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I totally agree. I Try to click on mpeg2 in the box to download the file instead it goes to the screen with the quicktime logo. I don't want to watch it I want to download it. The way it was before this flv format was better unless you get the bugs worked out so we can download without the stress. haven't been able to download anything.

Thanks

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Poster: ARossi Date: Mar 7, 2007 3:14pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Hi,

You can still download the videos, if you prefer to watch them on your computer or at a different resolution. The downloads links can be found in the same place, in the top box on the left side of the screen.

Thanks,

Alexis

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Poster: i love movie Date: Mar 31, 2007 6:29am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

help me watch movies i cant now tell me what to do? thank you

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Poster: NoiseCollector Date: Mar 31, 2007 9:12am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Go into one of the links on the left, find the file you want and right click/save target as/pick a place.

Then to get rid of that annoying quicktime screen, go into internet explorer/tools/manage plugins/kill that quicktime thing, it will take over everything and stop videos from opening in media player and most times it will give you a Q and a downloading icon on your tray and sit there doing nothing for hours if you let it.

Downloading is easy, uploading seems to be impossible right now.

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Poster: Les Films Cheap Labor Date: Apr 24, 2007 2:05am
Forum: forums Subject: Pixel aspect ratio not respected

Here is an example of a 16:9 vidéo converted in 4:3 format in your flash player : http://www.archive.org/details/controler_ses_emotions

Except for that, my first impression is good : it works fine! I prefer the click instead of the auto play.

L-P

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Poster: whelanjh Date: Mar 17, 2007 10:08am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Using Fedora Core 6, Firefox 1.5.0.10,
and Flash (Linux 9,0,31,0) Flashblock 1.5.2

Behavior: Your preview page paints showing a Flashblock "GO" arrow over the flash display. When I click the "GO" arrow, the flash presentation does not display the movie.

After seeing that, I browsed to youtube.com and checked out a couple of videos there: at that site the flash displays play normally.

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Poster: Peter H. Rosen Date: Mar 9, 2007 6:51am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I like it. Works for me on Mac OS X 10.3.9. Cable connection. Keep up the good work! Thanks you guys!

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Poster: zanny Date: Apr 8, 2007 9:03pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

The Domino Movies stopped towards the end and was difficult to start at the beginning. i am not sure either how to make the screen bigger or if you can as it was difficult to see too! thanks for sharing though!

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Poster: MikalDHuber Date: Mar 19, 2007 7:36am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

This film doesn't play at all!

http://www.archive.org/details/SleepyBaby

WIN XP/DSL

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Poster: boffy_b Date: Apr 7, 2007 8:16pm
Forum: forums Subject: All good so far

Using Firefox 2.0.0.3 on XP SP2, Flash player 9

It works with no problems, and I think it's great to be able to watch it easily before I download.

I also think this is much better than YouTube in a some of ways: There's still the option to download the original version, and one has to click to start the film.

I tend to open up lots of pages in tabs, and wouldn't want to have to go through and pause them all, like I have to on YouTube.

So far, though, I've only tried it with "Horror Hotel" at stupid AM.

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Poster: cymbaloum Date: Mar 17, 2007 1:49am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Doesn't work for me. Nothing appears.

I'm running Linux Mandriva 2006 and browsing with Firefox. YouTube videos work fine for me...

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Poster: mardus Date: May 14, 2007 4:43am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Not working :(

I'm using FreeBSD 6.2 + Firefox 2.0 + linux flashplugin 7.0 r69 + linux plugin wrapper + flashplugin-mozilla 0.4.13.

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Poster: Scott Bayes Date: Mar 8, 2007 5:13am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Please give me an option to turn off these embedded films. The option should be tied to my account, so they never appear at all; it should not be a switch that I have to set on each detail page.

I'm sitting here with music playing via iTunes as I check out additions to the Archive. The addition of the movie sound track does not improve my iTunes listening experience :-)

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Poster: badmoon Date: Mar 10, 2007 4:52pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

All I know is what used to take 2.5 hours on average to download a movie now takes 1.5 days.

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Poster: elocina Date: Mar 23, 2007 10:48am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I'm using Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 . On Saturday I could get sound, but today I couldn't for something I was watching (and yes my volume was turned on).

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Poster: fitzban Date: Mar 19, 2007 6:45am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

HI, i liked the idea of a flash preview: i call it preview as i cannot imagine to actually watch a movie in a smal box inside a browser windows. The main purpose is downloading the film to keep it and watch it when i like, even when I'm offline.

So, go on getting it work better, as it loaded slowly, only at the second refresh attempt. and i could watch it slightly well, with some re-buffering on the fly.

You have to improve this tool, but i kinda like the idea.

I tried it on a macbook 2ghz 1gb ram, osx 10.4.8 with opera browser, with an adsl connection 12mbit/1mbit.

thank you.
marco

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Poster: MikalDHuber Date: Mar 19, 2007 6:57am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I've attempted numerous times to download any of these films, yet it doesn't seem to work at all. I am particularily having trouble with the SUPERMANM archives. There isn't even a QT or other player on that page!

http://www.archive.org/details/superman_underground_world

I love the film selection available, but I can't stand watching in fuzzy little windows with constant buffering!

Surely we have the technology by now to offer films in a reasonably sized window!

At the very least, please make sure that the download link actually works!

I have DSL on WinXP.

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Poster: nicholasanthony Date: May 23, 2007 5:41pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

there is a problem with the movie freezing up and skipping. Why is this?
www.arhives.org/NickatGotham

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Poster: asiageographic Date: Jun 23, 2007 6:12am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

seems to pause the video everytime the thumbnails change on the left. Perhps if you don't try to animate the thumbnails at the same time the video is playing, the video might play smoothly.

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Poster: swilliams Date: Jun 17, 2007 11:39am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Some movies play without sound (while others work okay).

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Poster: unca-T Date: Mar 27, 2007 4:59pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I'm sorry, but I have to disagree with ya when ya say Ghawd don't live in NOLA anymore. He still maintains an address there, he's just not at home at the moment, but I still see his work everywhere I look.
Oh BTW, I have lots more (& better?) footage (& lots of stills), from 8-months, 12-months, & 17-months afta-K, (been down there three times in the past year) if you'd like to see some. Lemme know, I'll try to figger out how to send 'em.

--T

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Poster: courseinmiracles Date: Apr 11, 2007 11:37am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Hmmm, looks like the new encoding has made my short videos barely watchable.
I don't have the originals anymore.
Any ideas?

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Poster: brewster Date: Apr 11, 2007 2:17pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

your originals are still in the directory. if you click on the left hand side for the FTP link (usually named that), you should see all your files.

-brewster

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Poster: shamblesguru Date: Apr 4, 2007 12:51am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Re: http://www.archive.org/details/Libraria1947

Where can I actually find the html to embed this video into my Blog .... sorry I cannot find it ...

... please point me in the right direction

Thanks
Chris

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Poster: Lum Edwards Date: Apr 4, 2007 3:33am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Click the video to start it and at the bottom of the controls there is a blue circle with a ? mark. If you click that it will display the code.

Lum

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Poster: scottar Date: Mar 18, 2007 6:45am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Works great for me.

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Poster: Shergold Date: Jun 24, 2007 5:50am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I cannto get this movie to open at all. I have win xp pro with IE version 6 with SP2. the firefox does not do anything better either. can u help?

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Poster: Fbgrac Date: Mar 25, 2007 6:33am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I like it! It's great!
But the roll bar do not work to see some sequence videos.
I hope it could work sooner.

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Poster: Visual16 Date: Mar 27, 2007 10:58am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Opera over Win XP Home. Nothing. But it used to work a few weeks ago on the same config. I agree with an above poster, that it's always better go grab an MPEG-2 and render/burn to DVD. My longtime request, (though fully irrelevant to this thread) is to pre-render to DVD specs or ISOs on archive.org so I wouldn't have to spend hours re-rendering here at home. It would save so many global kilowatts I could hug a tree LOL

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Poster: kem_jj Date: Mar 15, 2007 4:49pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Looks fine. However, only apx 30 secs. Then it stops and after a while repeats the same sequence.
Platform: Windows ME, browser: Firefox, flash version 9.

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Poster: Joe Kay Date: Mar 15, 2007 6:04pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

You got to do better; It looks like an interesting colorful presentation,however even on the 3rd try is did hang.

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Poster: profeta77 Date: May 26, 2007 11:50am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

It does not work from me

I'm on Firefox/2.0.0.3
OS: Solaris 10
Flash version: Sol 7,0,61,0
Debug Player: No

Please help!

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Poster: Lyn Anderson Date: Jul 5, 2007 12:24pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Would really love to see the movie, am a huge Bob Hope fan. However, the sync is terribly maladjusted - it plays only approximately 10 seconds of movie, and then you have to sit for approximately one minute for the movie to catch up and play again. Very disconcerting, but love the idea of these archived movies. Live and work overseas, so movies have always been a type of "survival" salvation for me, especially the great comedians Bob Hope, Cary Grant, Doris Day, Meg Ryan, Rock Hudson, Jim Hutton, Shirley Jones, and more...they are great, the stars (the writers and the directors too) don't realize how much they mean to us, even in this day and time, they make us laugh, forget our troubles, and have hope...

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Poster: lisajoyl Date: Apr 15, 2007 2:46pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

My documentary Marv: Life of an Activist has no audio when people try to play it this way. It works with audio when you download the MPEG4 file. I recently updated the MPEG4 to fix the audio. Maybe the flash version just needs to be updated too to the most recent version of my file which has audio.

http://www.archive.org/details/Marv_Life_of_an_activist

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Poster: TeeTee Date: Apr 8, 2007 2:33am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

The Flash player is a great addition to the site.

No problems here.

Safari 2.0.4
Flash plugin 9
MacOS X 10.4.9

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Poster: rsadler Date: Apr 26, 2007 2:36am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

elsharawy surat isra verses 12-16
did not play

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Poster: archimedesmovement Date: Mar 28, 2007 10:02pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

In Safari 2.0.4 on an Intel Mac running 10.4.8, the "Click to play video" graphic (http://www.archive.org/images/clicktoplay.png) displays about 325 pixels to the left of the video space.

Otherwise, I think that this is a great option. It seems to play better and sooner that the other streaming formats.

I'd still like to see you offer Quicktime streaming. When I encode a video in H.264, hinted for streaming, archive.org should be able to stream it.

Thanks for your great public service.

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Poster: finis-terre Date: Apr 3, 2007 9:16am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: Please god, NO

This is a classic website BAD IDEA. The enormous PLAY button is blocking things on the webpage. If you have to start putting content in *front* of other content, your page is too full.

What's next, 'Free iPod' ads that we have to peer through like venetian blinds to read the site?

---- also ----

The site is already slow enough without Flash doodads dragging it down even more. I'm sure there's away to put only a link to a YouTube-style video window, instead of loading it at every page visit.

I'm rather strongly opinionated about this because archive.org has always been one of the most gimmick-free, logical, clear, reliable websites. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.

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Poster: zezozose Date: Jul 3, 2007 9:52pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Remove...

param name="wmode" value="transparent"

...from the JavaScript document.write object/embed code. It messes with the framerate. It's very noticeable on my animations. (On my computer, at least.) I'm running a Conroe E6600, by the way. CPU usage is not the issue. On my sites I don't use the Flash transparency and the framerate is true. Adding that parameter causes it to stutter. This is just an issue with Flash and FLV playback, not any specific player.

http://www.archive.org/details/havonastudios

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Poster: zezozose Date: Jul 4, 2007 12:48am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Compare with the same videos here:

http://www.havonastudios.net/video

Where that parameter is omitted.

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Poster: Samizdat Date: Mar 15, 2007 8:43am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Buffering is a real problem.

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Poster: naaier Date: Jun 23, 2007 9:49pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

When I tried to watch a movie, a different clip played.
I was trying to watch: http://www.archive.org/details/National1920
and instead I got some episode of a show called net-cafe.

My browser is as follows:
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.1.4) Gecko/20070515 Firefox/2.0.0.4

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Poster: ARossi Date: Jun 25, 2007 6:09pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Hi,

This isn't an issue with your browser, our wires got crossed somewhere along the way and the wrong files ended up in this item. Unfortunately, we haven't been able to find the original movie that was supposed to be there, so I've just taken this item off the site. Sorry about that!

Alexis

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Poster: happyrhodes Date: Apr 17, 2007 10:33pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

My question has to do with the size of the theatre. It is so small yet there seems to be no alternative with quicktime. Can someone please help me out. Thanks....

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Poster: Peter Bacion Date: Mar 11, 2007 1:37am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Yesterday, March 10, I posted a comment on your test version of a youtube-like interface. Unfortunately, it has not (at least until now) reached this forum. Actually, the latest comment on your test version dates back to March 7. Would you please update? Thanks

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Poster: Peter Bacion Date: Mar 10, 2007 12:29am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I agree completely with Scott Bayes (March 8).
In deciding whether or not I will download a movie, I read the accompanying texts.
In case of any doubt, I glance at the thumbnails.
Please don't invade my screen like many advertisements do!
Well apart from this well-meant criticism: Keep on the good work!


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Poster: indiworks Date: Jun 28, 2007 1:43pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

one thing i just noticed: when uploading a 16:9 short video the flash movie plays back in the wrong aspect ratio. (see my upload: http://www.archive.org/details/VisualMachineNo.1/visual_machine_no_1_960x540_h264.mp4). i first thought i had to upload my own 16:9 .flv file and replaced the autogenerated one. but mine now also plays back in 4:3. so it looks like the archive's flash player needs to be told to play back .flv video in the correct aspect ratio, not sure if the autoconversion also needs to be adjusted...

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Poster: FalcHedgehog Date: May 2, 2007 2:48pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

It slows down a lot. Fine this morning although when latency is high the streaming is no good!

No alternative for http://www.archive.org/details/bbc200109110834-0916, I wish there was as I can't really stream it without loads of buffering

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Poster: ARossi Date: May 2, 2007 4:27pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Hi,

Have you tried hitting play and then hitting the pause button? The clip will continue downloading while you have it paused, and then you can hit play a few minutes later and generally have a much better viewing experience.

Thanks,

Alexis

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Poster: b/w Date: Mar 18, 2007 9:57pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I don't really dig the new flash movie player.

It gets in the way of my enjoyment of this site.
99% of the time, I find myself fumbling with the mouse
to turn it off.

We download and then play films with WinAmp
set to full-screen.

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Poster: komo Date: Jul 7, 2007 4:48am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

My video is in 16:9 and in the flashmovie it will be showed as a 4:3 video.

With greetings Paul

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Poster: tracey pooh Date: Jul 9, 2007 3:01pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

i'm about to release an updated deriver
that will handle widescreen video.

if you let me know the name of the item
i can rederive it now using the testcode base
and see how that goes?

--tracey, webmaster

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Poster: Jhex Date: Mar 31, 2007 3:42pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

It works well, but there should be a html link to this version of the video, like they have on youtube, so that it can be shared/embedded places like facebook

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Poster: Lum Edwards Date: Mar 31, 2007 3:49pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

You Can. Click the video to start it and at the bottom of the controls there is a blue circle with a ? mark. If you click that it will display the code. I love this new feature and plan to use it on my website. Thanks IA. I didnt like the autostart and its gone now. LUM

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Poster: brewster Date: Mar 31, 2007 5:00pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

thank you for the compliment. we are trying.

-brewster

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Poster: Lum Edwards Date: Mar 31, 2007 5:48pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Thank You Mr. Kahle. I am so thankful for All you and all your staff do. I A is such a wonderful resource. Lum

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Poster: masterfreak69 Date: Jun 9, 2007 2:27pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

No offense, but it sucks. It wont play unless I refresh my page 8million times. Can you come up with a better one. Try google or something. Otherwise the site is really good. We have a wireless connection here, so it is not slow when it does play

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Poster: Lyn Anderson Date: Jul 5, 2007 12:24pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Would really love to see the movie, am a huge Bob Hope fan. However, the sync is terribly maladjusted - it plays only approximately 10 seconds of movie, and then you have to sit for approximately one minute for the movie to catch up and play again. Very disconcerting, but love the idea of these archived movies. Live and work overseas, so movies have always been a type of "survival" salvation for me, especially the great comedians Bob Hope, Cary Grant, Doris Day, Meg Ryan, Rock Hudson, Jim Hutton, Shirley Jones, and more...they are great, the stars (the writers and the directors too) don't realize how much they mean to us, even in this day and time, they make us laugh, forget our troubles, and have hope...

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Poster: Obstruction Date: Mar 8, 2007 1:37am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

It works fine, but it's a little slow... I would much rather have a link to the online player vs. an embedded player on the video's main page. I often open more than one of the feature film pages at the same time, trying to decide which to download. The loss of speed and the cacophony that resulted today was somewhat unnerving. I do like the embedded audio player, but I think I'd prefer an optional start for the video.

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Poster: SCoveney Date: Jun 1, 2007 6:25pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

It worked great for the first 20 minutes. I was watching a 1:20 + minute video of a man talking about eh Hippocampus, and how its form follows its function. It is dissapointing to lose the thread when you have invested 20 minutes into it and are really interested. The sound got bad, and then completely dropped out. I may watch for another 5 minutes or so, to see if the sesumes. Otherwise, oh, well. :-(

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Poster: dbfadiman Date: Mar 24, 2007 8:31am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Mac OS X 10.4.8
Safari Browser
I am trying to watch
RADIANCE: The Experience of Light
at this site
http://www.archive.org/details/radiance
I click on "Click to play video" wait and long, long time
and get a few seconds of video,
then wait forever, and get another few seconds. I see that 2,231 people have downloaded it,
so I know it works for somebody!!!
dbfadiman

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Poster: brewster Date: Mar 24, 2007 8:48am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I am on 10.4.9, but otherwise the same and it works for me.

could be a differences in bandwidth back to the archive.

josh these things are hard to debug.

-brewster


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Poster: dbfadiman Date: Mar 24, 2007 9:19am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

OK Now I see the pattern, I wait minutes and get 10 seconds at a time. I see that someone else had the same pattern.
Dorothy

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Poster: dbfadiman Date: Mar 24, 2007 9:09am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

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Hi Brewster,
This is Dorothy Fadiman I waited minutes (?) and finally got it started...at 23 sec. it froze...then I waited a couple of minutes and it played again and froze at 34 seconds...as I write I am waiting for it to play again. You may know my work (I have LOTS of films at internet archive FADIMAN SOCIAL DOCUMENTARIES...ONE SET OF FIVE AIDS IN ETHIOPIA IS IN TWO LANGUAGES...THAT'S TEN). OK after three minutes it played from 34 sec to 45 seconds. If you go to my site, you will see that I send LOTS of people to internet archive
www.concentric.org so I do want to untangle what is going on.
Thanks.
Dorothy Fadiman
dbfadiman@aol.com

I am on 10.4.9, but otherwise the same and it works for me.

could be a differences in bandwidth back to the archive.

josh these things are hard to debug.

-brewster

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Poster: cquinn Date: Jun 19, 2007 12:37pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

I like this format. thanks so much for your efforts! I like being able to start the video myself without it doing so automatically. However, while there is the choice to rewind, there isn't the option to fast-forward while screening the material. And it would be better if the pieces ran continuously, without buffering, but that's an inconvenience I can live with.

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Poster: MikalDHuber Date: Mar 19, 2007 7:32am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

http://www.archive.org/details/20050115_sf_lighter_side_of_necrophelia

No sound!

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Poster: Italo Valerio Date: Mar 15, 2007 12:05pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

In "LowLight comparison Panasonic DX1E and Sony HC3 (2007)", the list files load but not play.
The files "dx107, dx110, dx113,dx123.m2ts" is broken. Only file "hd307" play normaly.
My system: PC, windows, IE6.0, Flash 9.0
I think wich problem is conversion of file format.
The great idea of Internet Archive made in one page to have list of files to selection.
Other problem (other topic), is wich i made an item called "highdefinition" and other "highdefinitionpro" and lost the sets. I cant reset this itens or clear to make new upload using this names. Try open that adress i receive the information above:

"The item you have requested had an error:
Exhausted all choices for locator URLs. Item cannot be found.
which prevents us from displaying this page.

If you would like to report this problem as an error report, you may do so here."

Thanks.

Italo Valerio

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Poster: M.Dean Date: May 25, 2007 8:00pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

Doesn't work with Freespire 1.0.13, which will play most videos it encounters on "the Internets." :-)

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Poster: brlehman Date: Jul 1, 2007 3:09pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Flash versions of most movies: pls comment

yes